Housewife jumps to death in Delta flyover

An unnamed housewife jumped to her death at the weekend at Ekpan flyover in Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta

The tragedy is the latest in a string of jumps that have occurred from the flyover, which is over 40 feet from its base, in recent time.

Wailers who captured the footage of the incident with their smartphones as commuters made their way to their destinations.

Bystanders said the victim who mediated a while before plunged from the flyover through her back, has being struggling with suicide thoughts.

The light skin woman whose skulled burst immediately after the jump, had been battling with depression as recorded by netizens in Facebook posts.

Police operatives attached Delta State Command have evacuated the body of the woman who was found lying on the ground unconscious and unresponsive.

A social Media user, Christopher Ohajuru said, “People gathered and started recording the scene instead of stopping her from commiting suicide”.

He said, “Social Media seem to have taken our senses. Instead of showing empathy. They decided to make video. Now the woman is dead.

“We could have saved that lady. But nobody made effort to save her life. They were saying don’t jump.

‘Don’t jump. Depression is real. This is what you see in Nigeria. There is hunger and depression in this Country”, he lamented.

The spokesman for the Nigeria Police Command in Delta State, SP. Bright Edafe confirmed the incident.

He said, “We heard of the incident, but before our men got there, they took the corpse of the woman away”.

SP Edafe said investigation into the incident has began.

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